My fitness routine had been on a steady decline even before the circuit breaker. For the past two years, I used to work out two times a week (going for HIIT classes and yoga). But in February, I started to slack off and ended up only going to the gym three times a month.
In March, Youtube’s algorithm recommended a bunch of “Chloe Ting challenge review” videos to me. And I, like many other viewers, belonged to the “passive audience” community. Yes, I watched these videos while lying on the sofa and snacking on a bag of chips.
Then, I came across the other end of the Youtube-fitness spectrum — expose videos on how these Youtuber workouts aren’t effective or accurate in boosting your fitness levels. So I got curious and wanted to test them out for myself.
Over the last three months, I’ve followed the workouts of three fitness influencers: Madfit, Chloe Ting and Pamela Reif. Only because they’ve often been compared to each other and some promise results in a very short time. They also have a similar workout structure — you can either do one video every day or follow one of their self-curated fitness schedules.
Here’s what I thought…